Author Archive

Legacy of Love – Julie Jenney

July 25th, 2014 by Terry Meeuwsen

Dear Friends of Orphan’s Promise, It is with great sadness that I write this.  Our colleague of many years, and dear friend, Julie Jenney, passed away on July 19th after an eight year battle with cancer. When Orphan’s Promise was just beginning, Julie was Executive Producer of a CBN daily talk show called “Living the […]

Pray For Ukraine

May 7th, 2014 by Terry Meeuwsen

Our Orphan’s Promise Team recently returned from the strife and turmoil that has become Ukraine. I could not believe the differences I saw. . . Kiev is a beautiful city with old world charm. Maidan Square is at the center of the city and is a lovely mix of old and new. On any pleasant […]

Strengthening Families in Ukraine

May 5th, 2014 by Terry Meeuwsen

I recently returned from Ukraine where the strife and heartache of their civil disruption is cause enough to check on our people and projects. We did have another reason, however. We were attending the Orphan’s Promise bi-annual conference to help adoptive and foster parents work on strengthening their families and providing the support they need. […]

End of Year Report For OP

January 3rd, 2014 by Terry Meeuwsen

Outreach Summary / December 2013 Dear Friends and Family of Orphan’s Promise. We wanted to share some of the highlights in this past year with you. I’m amazed at what God has done with a handful of people and the generosity of folks like you! Formed in 2005, Orphan’s Promise has worked in 61 countries and […]

Honoring A Friend

December 17th, 2013 by Terry Meeuwsen

I’m always impressed at the creative ways people can come up with for raising money to help those less fortunate.  Our Office Manager, Stacy had a best friend who passed from this life into heaven before her time. Jennifer Sortino was a teacher, wife and loving mother to three children. It had always been her […]

Cub Scout Troop Helps OP!

January 21st, 2013 by Terry Meeuwsen

I’m always amazed when I see the creative ways that folks find to help us help deserving children. Under our FAQ’s posting, we explain how it’s not practical to give clothing or other items as the cost of shipping is prohibitive. It’s most cost-effective to buy items that are needed in country, so donating money […]

A Place Called Home

December 11th, 2012 by Terry Meeuwsen

A place to belong – a safe nurturing haven where you are valued and loved… this ought to be the birthright of every child.  Unfortunately, and for numerous reasons, millions of children around the world are alone and without family.  Why is this so important?  Because “family” is where we “become,” where we are taught […]

A Voice for the Voiceless

November 12th, 2012 by Terry Meeuwsen

Last week Orphan’s Promise was asked to be part of a wonderful event hosted by The Radiance Foundation. The event, Justice For All: A Conversation about Abortion, Poverty, Family & Faith, brought together some key people fighting on behalf of those that have no voice of their own – the orphaned and the unborn children […]

Many Parts, One Body

October 3rd, 2012 by Terry Meeuwsen

Orphan’s Promise hosted its first webinar this past Friday and we could not have kicked off this new venture with more perfect guests! Ryan and Bethany Bomberger are so incredibly creative, well spoken, and passionate about the value of life. They are an inspiration just to be around. If you were unable to join us […]

Helping Children Grow

September 21st, 2012 by Terry Meeuwsen

Every year, Orphan’s Promise provides an opportunity for children living in orphanages to attend camp. I cannot express what a difference this makes in the lives of these children. Many of them are living very sad lives with little interaction with any kind of loving supervisors. If they don’t have a place to go in […]